Deuteronomy 27:20
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New International Version
"Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his father's wife, for he dishonors his father's bed." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"


New American Standard Bible
'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'


King James Bible
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who sleeps with his father's wife is cursed, for he has violated his father's marriage bed.' And all the people will say, 'Amen!'


International Standard Version
"Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his father's wife, because he has disgraced his father. "Then all the people are to respond by saying, 'Amen!'


American Standard Version
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, and uncovereth his bed: and all the people shall say: Amen.


Darby Bible Translation
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; for he uncovereth his father's skirt! And all the people shall say, Amen.


Young's Literal Translation
Cursed is he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
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Context
Curses Pronounced From Ebal

11And Moses charged the people the same day, saying, 12These shall stand on mount Gerizim to bless the people, when you are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin: 13And these shall stand on mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali. 14And the Levites shall speak, and say to all the men of Israel with a loud voice, 15Cursed be the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen. 16Cursed be he that sets light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen. 17Cursed be he that removes his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen. 18Cursed be he that makes the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen. 19Cursed be he that perverts the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen. 20Cursed be he that lies with his father's wife; because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen. 21Cursed be he that lies with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen. 22Cursed be he that lies with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen. 23Cursed be he that lies with his mother in law. And all the people shall say, Amen. 24Cursed be he that smites his neighbor secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen. 25Cursed be he that takes reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen. 26Cursed be he that confirms not all the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Cross References
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.


Genesis 49:4
Unstable as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed; then defiled you it: he went up to my couch.


Leviticus 18:7
The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover: she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.


Leviticus 18:8
The nakedness of your father's wife shall you not uncover: it is your father's nakedness.


Leviticus 20:11
And the man that lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be on them.


Deuteronomy 22:30
A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.


Treasury of Scripture

Cursed be he that lies with his father's wife; because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy 22:30 A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

Genesis 35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelled in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it...

Genesis 49:4 Unstable as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed; then defiled you it: he went up to my couch.

Leviticus 18:8 The nakedness of your father's wife shall you not uncover: it is your father's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:11 And the man that lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death...

2 Samuel 16:22 So they spread Absalom a tent on the top of the house; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

1 Chronicles 5:1 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but for as much as he defiled his father's bed...

Ezekiel 22:10 In you have they discovered their fathers' nakedness: in you have they humbled her that was set apart for pollution.

Amos 2:7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek...

1 Corinthians 5:1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles...

Strong's Concordance
Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.
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